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Transform Your Business and Financial Presentations

We have been transforming business and financial presentations & pitches for 10+ years. Clients get advice, coaching and training to help them achieve their business objectives. They tell us we stand out because they get expert advice, practical help and fast results.

The Slide-Led PowerPoint Presentation is Dead: Long Live the Message-Led Presentation

The Slide-Led Presentation is Dead: Long Live the Message-Led Presentation

April 26, 2017

We’ve all experienced Death by PowerPoint - it’s one of the most unattractive aspects of business today. As advertising legend David Ogilvy famously observed, “most people use PowerPoint like a drunk uses a lamppost – for support rather than illumination.” It’s almost as if...

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Fundraising presentations: a survive and thrive guide for talking to investors

April 21, 2017

Fundraising presentations are hard work. You're bombarded with challenging questions from investors, worn out by long days, and struggling to keep on top of your day job at the same time. They’re also difficult to get right. There is a world of difference between...

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Make Your Investment Pitch More Memorable – Six Simple Tips

March 29, 2017

How do you make your investment pitch more memorable? It's a real challenge these days. Investors have more opportunities than ever to invest. So if you are pitching to investors, it's much harder to stand out. One essential strategy you want to deploy when pitching...

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Give high impact talks and presentations – 5 simple tips

March 1, 2017

Do you want to give high impact talks and presentations? Do you want to engage your audience? Do you want to look and feel confident when speaking? If your answer to any of these is ‘yes’, then these techniques are for you. We’ve been coaching...

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Do you want to be more persuasive? Give a bit to get a bit.

March 1, 2017

In our day to day business lives, we regularly want to be more persuasive. You may want approval from your boss for a new project; with clients you want them interested in buying from you; with investors you want them to back your new fund....

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